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DaiLynn commented on Algorithmic Bus Timing

That could be cool! I know that google maps kind of already has that feature, where you can look at a few alternative routes and check walking distances. How could we factor in those learnings into the algorithms to maybe even encourage more walking? Thanks for the thoughts!

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DaiLynn commented on Algorithmic Bus Timing

Tom, you're correct! The algorithms could be used to make dynamic routes, but I believe that'd be secondary. Step 1 would be making transfers easier to reduce travel time, and then building these better routes into the schedule.

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DaiLynn commented on Nowhere to park

I've had a similar experience to what Tiffany is describing. I live in East hills, so sometimes I opt to walk downtown, which is about 25 minutes away on foot, but at night or in bad weather I'd rather use a car or bus. I've found it to be usually cheaper for me to uber back and forth rather than look for parking. Uber is like ~6 dollars a ride, and the ramps are usually 12 dollars flat. Plus with Uber I can save my time.